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's knowledge. and then there is obama care, the website in disarray and the other legacy program, immigration reform, now stalled in partisan politics. this was probably not the day president obama would have chosen to speak one-on-one with abc's new partner, fusion. >> good to see ya. >> good to see you, mr. president. >> congratulations on the new venture. >> but speak he did, taking questions on this difficult day. >> people wonder how is it you didn't know about the cell phones being looked at or listened to and why you didn't know and who should have told you? >> i'm not confirming a bunch of assumptions that have been made in the press. but what i have said is that the national security operations general generally, i'm making good decisions and i'm the final user of all of the intelligence they gather. >> such as monitoring the personal cell phone of the german chancellor. >> and the president of the united states of america. >> the one who invited him to speak at the berlin wall just four months ago where he promised american intelligence was not running amuck. >> our current programs
in the next few days. >>> both new york times and wall street journal report immigration reform stands to become the next issue that divides the republican party, following the infighting over the government shutdown. the times reports a push to bring immigration to the house floor led by business executives and evangelical leaders threatens the party and could have a noticeable effect on campaign contributions before the midterm elections. the article goes on to indicate, several republican executives and donors parts of a lobbying blitz coming to capitol hill said they were considering withholding or had already decided to withhold future financial support to republican lawmakers. they believe are obstructing progress on immigration, the article is the work of eric lip ton who joins us now. thanks for your time. this threat of holding money, we saw this as mentioned with the government shutdown as well, conservatives wanted to see the show go on said they would hold up their money. >> there seems to be a bit of a moment of tension between the traditional alliance between business com
priorities, chief among them overhauling the nation's immigration system, appear in jeopardy. >> he's got himself in a pickle here. it does not mean he can't get out of it but there is, to be talking about anything else now like we'll do immigration reform and this and that, i think it's pie in the sky. >> reporter: so can he recover? >> there's a question of competence going on now. what barack obama sold to the public was like jimmy carter, i don't tell a lie, i'm truthful. this obama care rollout, there seems to be a lot of question marks everywhere. there seems to be a lot of weasel words, mealy-mouthed activity going around this rollout now which belies a strong commander in chief. >> reporter: brinkley says fixing obama care, making sure the law works, has to be top priority and with today's announcement that some big tech companies are contributing experts to help fix healthcare.gov, it's pretty clear the administration knows that. wolf? >> the news is not good over at the white house. let's move on. the health care law says that members of congress and congressional staff have to
. the d.c.'s current minimum wage is 8.25. >>> the farm bill and immigration on the agenda as congress heads back to work this week, but there are new deadlines looming for the budget and debt ceiling and those were both pushed back to early next year as part of the deal that ended the government shutdown earlier this month. >>> congress is up in our second round of frustration madness on tellwusa9.com and facing off against local political corruption. you might have noted we've had a bit of it in the last couple years. log on to tellwusa9. share your comments. >>> another weekend brings more glitches for folks hoping to learn more about their options under the affordable care act. >> i'm meterologist erica grow on the weather terrace. it was a pleasant day, but we have warmer temperatures in the forecast. unfortunately it comes with a price. i'll tell you about it coming up in the first alert seven- day. >> plus a quick cut-through getting a makeover, what you need to know gun without a background check.. ithe dangerously mentally ill. criminals. endangering our families. ken cuccinel
of immigrants into the united states. this group of women from europe visited the statue of liberty sunday and plans to visit ellis island today. >> all of the immigrants passed through there. it must have been emotional and scary and exciting. we would like to see it for ourselves. it would be love eto see it. >> reporter: a year ago, super storm sandy swamped the island with eight feet of water. the storm destroyed boilers and electrical systems and the water washed through the immigration museum. crews moved more than 1 million photographs to climate controlled facilities in maryland. the national park service says that they're still restoring the 27-acre property but for now visitors will be able to tour the main floor and the great hall of the museum, the area once crowded with immigrants. work will until on the island until at least the spring. >> and the island is reopening on announcement vertical passing shutdown and raise eof note. it is the 127th birthday of lady lib are tee. >>> a bomb threat at a movie theater caused evacuation of the building. they were allowed back inside af
recently immigrated from china. the new york city police responded to the apartment in brooklyn and discovered the victims. a 37-year-old woman and her four children, ranging in age from nine to just one, with severe stab wounds. they were all rushed to the hospital but none survived. police recovered a butcher knife at the scene. >>> there are reports today that national security agency may have been monitoring he cell phone of the german chancellor for ten years. she complained about the tapping of her phone. this is more of the fallout by documents released bidded a ward snowden. one u.s. politician doesn't see a problem. >> the reality is the nsa has saved thousands of lives, not just in the united states but also in france and germany and throughout europe. and the french are someone to talk. the fact is they have had spying operations against the united states, both the government and industry. >> president obama told merkel the u.s. is not and will not tap her phone, but he did not say it never happened. >>> meanwhile, southern california congressman darryl issa had tough
the toughest regulations against undocumented immigrants in the country. the state and the american civil liberties union have agreed to end the federal lawsuit over the controversial 2011 law. the proposal follows the supreme court's decision to reject alabama's appeal to revive parts of it. key sections include a revision requiring schools to check students' citizenship status. >>> to paris now. the 18th annual salon du chocolate opened with the catwalk overrun with women decked out in decadent chocolate. even last year's wimbledon champion. you can eat what you are wearing. the clothes were designed by world famous chocolate makers and they have edible cup cakes attached. many if you wear those you will not fit them later. >> as long as the a.c. work, you're all right. >>> a meeting on the controversial name of the washington redskins. roger goodell will talk with the leader of the american nation who wants the name changed. >>> on this day in 1938 the war of the worlds, orson wells's radio play about martians landing caused panic as people thought the u.s. was under attack. happy birt
ever discussed operations involving chancellor mirac merkel. >> the island for immigrants will once again see visitors again. ellis island was closed for almost a year because of super storm sandy. more than 1 million photographs remain in storage while buildings are being fixed and upgraded. >> super storm sandy does not play favorites destroying everything from new york city to small towns on the coast. after it was all said and done sandy left 24 states impacted and counties and 8 states in puerto rico were disaster areas. craig has more. >> good morning to you. the waterfront along long island was about 6 and a half billion in damage. we are here in long beach where there's a $44 million project that struck up and down the east coast. will it was new york and emergency emergency that took the brunt of it. >> a major hit beach homes to the powerful storm surge. >> the house was still standing. >> beach lots found empty and crossroads as they look for the share of hard to come by federal relief. so far it received 300,000 dollars. >> please places are gone and they are not coming
of the island, which welcomed millions of immigrants to america, reopened to the public. but the vast majority of the museum's artifacts, about 1 million, remained here. >> textiles. it's just a remarkable collection of personal objects that people left behind. >> reporter: some of the more sensitive objects have to be kept in this very, very cold storage vault. most of them are film projects you can see stored here on the vaults. >> this is a passenger list from 1902. >> reporter: sandraman's team showed us some of the document which showed immigrants arriving from the island. this book, signed by the turn of the century is signed by people visiting the statue of liberty. all of these will remain, until repairs and upgrades are completed at ellis island. sanderman is proud to be preserving this piece of history. >> we owe it to future and previous generations to protect and preserve these items. >> reporter: there is no exact window when those repairs will be completed. vic, back to you. >> okay, monique. thank you very much. also, there is no estimate for how much it will take to make the re
of the popular immigration station and american immigrant wall of honor outside. the immigration museum will remain closed through the spring. much more news after this. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] eeny, meeny, miny, go. more adventures await in the lexus lx, rx, and new seven-passenger gx. dare to be spontaneous. >>> between the u.s. spying revelations and the problem with the obama care website, it seems president obama may have a management problem on his hands. our chief political analyst gloria borger is here watching all of this for us. is the president on top of these critically important issues? >> it seems to me that at the very least, wolf, there is some kind of a management problem over at the white house. you have the president saying he's angry that he didn't know that the website was having problems with his signature domestic legislative achievement. he also, we're now told, didn't know about angela merkel's cell phone being tapped as well as other friendly leaders' cell phones being tapped, until very recently. and so the larger question that i think you have to t
finally reopens to the public. but the historic site, where millions of immigrants entered the united states, still has not fully recovered from this storm. alison harmelin is on ellis island and has more for wjz. >> reporter: boats filled with tourists, returned to ellis island for the first time since super storm sandy slammed the historic site last october. jace and lisa chenko came from cleveland. >> my father passed away, about a month ago. it's kind of nice to trace the roots back to where he came through. and just -- where he first stepped footo this country. -- foot on this country. >> reporter: vincent brought his daughters from france. >> this is the river of america. it is a big part of new york. >> reporter: rob lores brings students from wales every year. >> last career, the students were absolutely gutted that they couldn't see it. so it's great to be able to see it this year. >> last year, they needed about $sphesm million in -- $77 million in repairs after the storm flooded the island with water. >> reporter: here, as many as 5,000 immigrants entered the u.s. every day
of immigrants and to the united states is about to resume receiving visitors for the first time since superstore sandy's search gushed in the new york harbor. >> of all the buildings of the ellis island immigration museum are due to reopen to the public today, almost one year after the storm. allied is what boyle as an electrical systems and left the 2.7 acre item without power for months. >> but the national park service note that much work still needs to be done. more than 1 million photographs and other artifacts remain in storage while buildings are fixed and upgraded perry it >> a fight over renewing the nation's farm bill has centered on cuts to the 80 billion of your food stamp program. >> but there could be unintended consequences if no agreement is reached--- milk prices. >> members of the house and senate are scheduled to begin long awaited negotiations on the five- year, or roughly $500 billion bill this week. >> if they don't finish it, dairy supports to expire at the end of the year and send the price of milk skyward. >> the farm bill sets policy for farm subsidies, food stamps and
electronic army' is claiming responsibility. a tweet about immigration reform was supposed to send followers to a news article. but it was linked to a video montage of terror attacks. including 9-11.. the account, "@barackobama" is used by the president's organizing for action campaign. the hackers apparently include supporters ofand they've hacked other high- profile accounts and >> ofthe obama administration says it's extending the deadline for american's to sign up for the affordable care act. people now have until march 31st to sign up for coverage next year. and avoid new tax penalties. today's announcement had been expected - since the white house has been promising quick action to fix the many technical problems with the website. >> getting health care in california has been relatively easy compared to what's happening nationally with "obamacare" still, moving the penalty deadline back to march 31st is a relief for californians who are on the fence about their healthcare coverage. i just got off the phone with the executive director peter lee. >> this is great, this is very clear for
and rv. >>> the state of alabama will not enforce parts of its tough immigration law, reaching a settlement with civil rights groups that permanently blocks permissions that directed public schools to ask the immigration status of schools at enrollment time. that statement also acknowledging police cannot stop someone to check their immigration status. >>> cirque du soleil, and mgm grand being cited. this coming four months after she fell to her death during a show. her line snapped after scraping a sharp edge. the mgm grand and cirque du soleil plan to appeal those citations. >>> could facebook rescue blackberry? potential discussions for a bid for the struggling phonemaker. not sure how serious mark zuckerberg is about acquiring blackberry. >>> singer chris brown has entered a rehab facility one day after he appeared before a judge on an assault charge in washington, d.c. one of his reps said in a statement that brown's goal is to gain focus and insight into his past and recent behavior. his latest arrest could have implications for his probation. that all stemmed from a 2009
of the immigrant wall of honor, the immigration museum will remain closed through the spring while a new electric am system is installed. remembrances continue to pour in for legendary rock pioneer lou reed dead at the age of 71. he was a founding member of the velvet underground sunday is widely credited with changing the landscape in the '70s. he wrote and recorded dozens and dozens of songs in his tremendous career. we'll talk more about that coming up. what a tremendous career when you think of all the influences. we'll get into it. >> and he was young, a loss on many levels. >> 71. yeah. >> thanks, mikaela. let's go straight over to ingrid petersen for a look at the temperatures. >> temperatures are bounding up to the 60s. above average. the average is typically in the upper 50s right now. this is only going to last one day, though. we have another cold front swinging through the northeast. it will bring it down for tuesday and wednesday. we are going to have a pattern shift. there is good news behind it. we will see warm conditions for the eastern half of the country. the cooler air switche
in maryland. >> reporter: the first and second floor of the immigration building are open to the public. that includes the great hall where immigrants were inspected and registry room upstairs where 12 million people spent their first hours in america. still a lot of work to do here but all the artifacts that were moved out should be back here when the heating an cooling system is restored next spring. staten island and other new york neighborhoods struggle to recover from hurricane sandy one year later. one particularly neighborhood, oak wood beach is still struggling t was had several feet of seawaterrer. it is a ghost town. all but five of 183 homeowners accept ad government buyout and moved on. we spoke to a man that lives nearby but doesn't want to stay there. >> within five minutes, it was completely flooded. just don't want to live here no more. it will happen again. >> reporter: sadly there are many more neighborhoods like oak wood beach where it looks like the hurricane happened last week or one month and not one year ago. there are signs of progress like here at ellis island.
of rockaway residents marking the anniversary, holding hands on the beach. immigration museum at ellis island damaged in the storm re-opened its doors yesterday. still, experts offering a harsh warning. >> sandy is not one-of-a-kind storm. the reality a storm of this force and magnitude could hit the coastline of our country any time and any place. >> reporter: now, one of the things i wanted to touch on here, a lot of confusion. what was so different about sandy than irene a year previous? its size, one of the most important things. 1,000 miles we saw the tropical storm force winds. take a lack at the path of sandy versus irene. sandy came in perpendicular to the shore instead of parallel. you have the storm surge concentrated in one region if it's perpendicular. it allows it to be higher instead of spread out along the coastline. take a look at this plan. this is the 100-we're flood plan that fema put out. this is how much flooding would occur. look at what happened with sandy. it was even worse than that. it was the perfect combination of this coming in at high tide, 9-foot storm surge com
is cecelia munoz. her forte is immigration. but i don't see her anywhere. >> i'm sure she's a wonderful human being. she's not a heavyweight in american political terms. where is tom daschell when they need him to run this? >> give me a couple other examples other than the health care thing where his own engagement in governing has been a failure. >> a lot of people point to syria. the "wall street journal" has a piece saying that basically he's been disconnected during meetings, kind of literally with his body language checking his phone. >> syria. when we elected him not to invade syria. >> if you ask the american people, do you think the stimulus program was well conceived and well run, you would find by a heavy majority they'd say no. >> they'd be wrong. >> no, they'd be right. >> it was an incredibly effective -- >> it was not an effective program. >> it was. it saved us from the great depression. >> worst recovery since the great depression. >> imposed austerity by the sequester and in the states by republicans. as a recovery given the headwinds against it -- >> when real democrats who
. >> here on ellis island's registry hall as many as 5,000 immigrants enter the u.s. every day. now about that many tourists visit. most of the tourists return to ellis island for the first time since superstorm sandy slammed the historic site last october. >>> tonight we are standing by to hear what happened inside the d.c. courtroom where chris brown is making his first court appearance. the singer is accused of beating up a machine outside the w hotel on 15th -- a man outside the w hotel on 15th street over the weekend of our bruce johnson is live outside the courthouse. >> reporter: that felony saw charge has been reduced to a misdemeanor. so it's all but certain that at some point in time this evening 24-year-old chris brown, the multi-millionaire superstar singer, will be released from here at d.c. superior court. he and his 35-year-old bodyguard both awaiting arraignment. earlier we captured video of his mother, a lot of family members and fans arriving here at superior cou
. the storm left the island - which was a first stop to millions of immigrants - without power for months. even though it has reopened - the park service says there's still a lot of work to be done. >> in the uk, people are waking up to what could be the heaviest storm in a decade. it's cut off the electricity to more than 140-thousand homes. and we could see that number rise. rescuers braved rough waters on sunday evening, searching for a missing teenager. they said the boy was swept out to sea on the south coast. he has not been found yet. wind gusts measured over 93 miles per hour in some areas. scaffolding in london falls because of the intense winds and rain - a blown-down tree lies in the road in front of a police vehicle in east sussex early monday morning investigators are still surveying the damage. fallen trees are blocking roads and railways after strong winds and heavy rain wreaked havoc in southern england. >> catherine: now, let us cut the forecast with jacqueline. >> jacqueline: now, we see this live shot with fresh powder at many of the resorts. let us take a look at storm
millions of immigrants into the united states over the years. now, a lot oaf us also remember this, remember this, the scene of superstorm sandy, slamming into the famous jersey shore, a year ago. the governor of new jersey admits there have been a lot of major delays getting help to the victims of sandy. the governor chris christie maintains his administration is not to blame. he says it took congress three months to finally approve the 51 billion-dollar relief package for those sandy victims. >>> also happening today, back here at home, governor brown is scheduled to announce an agreement between western states and brit british columbia to fight climate change. the agreement is expected to involve standards for reducing greenhouse standards. officials say the agreement is significant because a combined economy of western states and british columbia makes it the 5 5th largest in the world. >>> it's 8:17. in 45 minutes, the trial is set to begin in san mateo county for former 49er and raider, harris. harris is accused of assaulting his boyfriend during an argument at a menlo park r
artifacts that document the arrival of millions of immigrants remain in storage. >> conrad murray is a free man as i speak. he was released from the los angeles county jail this morning after serving two years for causing michael jackson's death. the jury found dr. murray's negligence led to the singer's death from an overdose of propofol. murray's medical licenses were also suspended after his conviction, but he plans to file for reinstatement. he wants to practice medicine again. >>> and scientists are calling it the lost world in this remote mountain range in northern australia. pretty incredible discovery. take a look. three new species, sitting in isolation for million of years. a primitive looking gecko, a prehistoric reptile with huge eyes, and then there's this. you're looking at a frog with a behavior never seen before. this little guy, really, guys? somehow they know this about this frog, that he likes to make love in the rain. i'm going to take their word for it. finally, a succinct, unique because of its golden hue. and leaping great lengths from boulder to boulder. >>> he's a r
joy in their everyday family life. >>> and the island that ushered millions of immigrants into the united states will finally see visitors again today. in about an hour, ellis island will be reopened after being closed for about a year due to super storm sandy. >>> the national retail federation says consumer also spend less on halloween and 18% less will make a costume instead of buying one. elisabeth hasselbeck has made a costume out of chair cushions. >> we made the cookie. just a plain cookie. >> you are looking for some last minute ideas that you can make yourself -- >> that's right. laura, lifestyle director of parents magazine is here with some adorably creative ideas and models to show them off. we have some kids here. everyone is spending a little bit less. we did 6% less on halloween this year. they're going to make their costumes. >> there is a lot of home made costumes this year. these costumes are fun to make 'cause they are as clever as they are cute. >> for example, cookie, meet cook cree. >> emma, you are a smart cookie. >> she is. >> to make her costume, y
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